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House Proceeding 12-11-07 on Dec 11th, 2007 :: 3:30:17 to 3:32:29
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3:30:00 to 3:30:17( Edit History Discussion )

pursue one's dreams. barrington irving deserves praise not only for his achievement but for the continued contributions of experienced aviation ink, a nonprofit organization he founded. i urge my colleagues

Thomas E. Petri

3:30:17 to 3:30:29( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: to support this resolution and i thank you mr. chairman, mr. petri and the staff, for many opportunities that will threprioritize opportunities for our youth in all fields of endeavor. thank

Thomas E. Petri

3:30:17 to 3:32:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

Thomas E. Petri

3:30:29 to 3:30:38( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: you very much anand i yield back time. the speaker pro tempore: the the gentleman yields back the el balance of his time. the gentleman from wisconsin. . mr. petri: i yield myself such time

Thomas E. Petri

3:30:38 to 3:30:54( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. r mr. petri: this recognizing the accomplishments of barrington nt irving, the first person of african-american descent

Thomas E. Petri

3:30:54 to 3:31:09( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: to fly solo around the world. captain barrington irvings was i born in jamaica in 19 3 and raised in mi ami, florida. his life-long dream was to become a pilot and this man overcame obstacles

Thomas E. Petri

3:31:09 to 3:31:23( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: to make his dream a reality. on march 23, 2007, after nearly fou r years of acquiring sufficient funds for his journey, irving embarked from miami, florida, on a 24,600 -mile flight around

Thomas E. Petri

3:31:23 to 3:31:42( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the world in an airplane rightly named inspiration. at the age of 23, irving became the youngest person, as well as the first african-american pilot, to fly around the world when he returned

Thomas E. Petri

3:31:42 to 3:31:57( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: to miami on june 27, 2007. during his three-month journey, irving visited with young people in 27 cities around the s world, encouraging them to enter aviation and stressing the importance of academics.

Thomas E. Petri

3:31:57 to 3:32:10( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: captain barrington irving is an inspiration. everyone can overcome the t greatest obstacles and can achieve their goals. i'm proud to support this legislation. i urge my colleagues to join me e

Thomas E. Petri

3:32:10 to 3:32:19( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: in honoring this exceptional young man and commemorating his historic achievement, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman

Thomas E. Petri

3:32:19 to 3:32:29( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: from minnesota. om mr. oberstar: i yield myself d such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. oberstar: i was to express appreciation to the gentleman

James L. Oberstar

3:32:29 to 3:32:47( Edit History Discussion )

James L. Oberstar: from wisconsin, the gentleman from florida, mr. mick -- mr. mica. mr. petri has been wonderful to work with on this issue and to acknowledge an extraordinary achievement that the gentleman

James L. Oberstar

3:32:29 to 3:35:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James L. Oberstar

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